Barry again leads Investec Stormers

PUBLISHED: February 2, 2005

Gert Smal, coach of the Investec Stormers, on Wednesday announced his team to play the Gwent Dragons in a friendly match in Dubai on Friday 4 February.

Springbok centre De Wet Barry will lead the side again in the absence of appointed captain for the season, Neil de Kock. The scrumhalf will be on the substitutes’ bench after sitting out last Friday’s first warm-up game, against Boland at Wellington.

No 8 Adri Badenhorst will be the vice-captain. Springboks Eddie Andrews and Quinton Davids will be making their first appearance after also not seeing any action last weekend. Werner Greeff is at fullback after making a second-half appearance against Boland at centre.

Kick-off is at 18h15 (SA time) and the game will be televised on Supersport and CSN.

The team is as follows:

15. Werner Greeff
14. Tonderai Chavhanga
13. Marius Joubert
12. De Wet Barry (C)
11. Gus Theron
10. Gaffie Du Toit
9. Tertius Carse
8. Adri Badenhorst (V/C)
7. Alten Hulme
6. Luke Watson
5. Gerrie Britz
4. Quinton Davids
3. Faan Rautenbach
2. Pieter Dixon
1. Eddie Andrews


16. Hanyani Shimange
17. JD Moller
18. Andries Bekker
19. Schalk Burger
20. Neil De Kock
21. Egon Seconds
22. Breyton Paulse

23. Joe Van Niekerk
24. Tiger Mangweni